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ABC
Nov 19, 2009 4:30am EST
bringing top terrorists to trial. republicans attacked holder's decision saying it puts america in harm's way. >>> the cia operated a number of secret prisons overseas where it interrogated terror suspects. one of them was lithuania. to keep it secret the cia built a prison inside this huge horse barn. eight suspected eight high valued al qaeda suspects. >> they included various forms of torture, including sleep deprivation, painful stressed positions. >>> it's now if 9/11 mastermind was imprisoned here. officials say he was moved out of the secret prison in poland just before this facility opened. >>> kathleen sebelius says new recommendations about mammograms won't change government policy. women do not need routine ma'am grom until they are 50 and then every two years. she says american women don't need to change. >> do what you always done. talk to your doctor. figure out your own health situation with your doctor and your family history. >> sebelius denied charges that the panel recommendations were by politics. >>> sarah palin is taking middle america by tour. getting a rock star
PBS
Nov 2, 2009 5:30pm EST
in america and around the grob. later, blood diamonds. campaigners say human rights abuses in zimbab we mean it should be kicked out of international gem markets. a booming oil business in texas and melting glaciers in the himalayas. two sides of the climate change debate. >> hello to ending weeks of uncertain, hamid karzai is declared the winner of afghanistan's election. with his only rival out of the race, the runoff triggered by first-round fraud has been abandoned but leaves a mess of questions unanswered. president obama has spoken to president karzai isaiah about corruption and about writing a new cheapter. the latest from washington in a moment. first this from kabul. >> it's cost millions of pounds and dozens of lives to get to this moment and it came in a small, packed room on the outskirts of kabul. >> we declare that mr. hamid karzai, which got the majority of votes in the first round and he is the only candidate for the second round of elections for afghanistan in 2009, be declared the elected president of afghanistan. >> the heads of the election board was besieged with questio
CBS
Nov 2, 2009 6:30pm EST
! >> couric: steve hartman risks his hering in tonight's "assignment america". >> you may want to hold your ears. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it's the kind of news we've waited a long time to hear. two industries hit hard by the recession are finally showing signs of rebounding. today the government reported construction spending rose by .8% in september, powered by the largest jump in home building in more than six years. and ford has made a u-turn, announcing today that it earned a third quarter profit of nearly a billion dollars. national correspondent dean reynolds reports on a rare occurrence of late: a detroit success story. >> reporter: it's been 51 months since ford last made money selling cars in this country, so today's numbers were reason for company executives to crow a little. >> consumers are really seeing the value in our products and we're seeing that in our revenue. >> reporter: ford, which avoided the bankruptcy that befell chrysler and g.m. gained market share and made money around the gl
ABC
Nov 1, 2009 10:00am EST
to "this week." one year ago -- >> change hacome to america. >> -- a campaign's hope. ♪ >> fired up. >> this week, the reality of governing. >> the burden is something that i think about each and every day. >> one year from triumph, president obama confronts tough challenges. >> we're out of jobs. >> young americans are unnecessarily in harm's way. >> no government plan, no more debt, no more government takeovers. >> is he delivering his promise of change? >> you've got to recognize that change doesn't happen overnight. >> our exclusive headliner, the president's adviser, confidante and close friend, valerie jarrett. plus, debate and analysis on our powerhouse roundtable with george will, strategist dee dee myers from the clinton white house and ed gillespie from the bush white house. veteran political reporter ron brownstein of "the national journal" and liberal activist the reverend al sharpton and, as always, "the sunday funnies." >> president obama has played more golf in nine months than george bush in nearly three years. actuly obama is a good golfer. you know what his handica
CBS
Nov 2, 2009 7:00pm EST
chrysler and g.m. gained market share and made money around the globe. $357 million in north america, $247 million in south america, $193 million in europe, and $27 million in asia. all in all, nearly a billion in priceless black ink, compared to a $161 million loss in the third quarter of last year. >> there's no question that the improvements in quality, the improvements in the product are what is turning ford around right now. >> reporter: ford's worldwide third quarter results were helped by the government's cash for clunkers program during which ford's focus and escape models were among the top sellers. but ford still has big problems. labor problems. it reached its relative prosperity through, among other things, a rigorous restructuring. corporate speak for slashing 53 jobs and closing-- 53,000 jobs and closing 13 plants since 2006. a new contract with ford, approved by the u.a.w. leadership but including a six-year no strike clause was rejected today by more than 70% of the rank and file. gary walkowicz led the effort to reject it and his locals sure did, by 93%. >> i think people
ABC
Nov 3, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> poll posision. democraticandidates in danger on this election day. what could it say about support for the president's agenda. >>> on alert. as more americans get the swine flu vaccine,he governmnmt launches an investigation. possible side effects. >>> still alive, pumped up by roaring fans, the phillies survrved game five of the world seriri. >>> it's tuesday, november 3rd, to 09. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. election day 2008 swept democrats into office across the country. but election day 2009 might bring some backlash against their new policies. >> today, 12 big cities will re-elect or elect mayors. six states have ballot measures and prachs the most watched races the governors' contest in new york and new jersey. >>> virginia hurtado has a preview. >>> good morning, many say the results will be a referendum on the president's enda. off-race elections to elect regional elections. dede scozzafava, made conservatives to question here conservative credentials. she's backing her former democratic rival. >> al
ABC
Nov 15, 2009 10:00am EST
. broadband for america: it's working. >>> good morning and welcome to "this we." eight years later -- >> new york city's still recovering. >> confronting 9/11 again. as president obama considers more troops for afghanistan. >> the united states cannot be engaged in an open-ended commitment. >> his attorney general prosecutes the plot's masterm d mastermind. >> in a courthouse just blocks away from where the twin towers once stood. >> this is a big step in the wrong direction. >>> topics this morning for our headliners. secretary of state hillary clinton and former new york mayor, rudy giuliani. hillary and rudy only on "this week." >>> then -- >> we don't have to continue to go down this controversy road. >> she's back. >>> george will, gwen ifill of pbs. david brooks of "the new york "mother jones." corn from >>> and as always, the sunday funnies. >> before john mccain chose her as his running mate, his campaign spent $50,000 on a background check. when he heard this, john mccain said we should have spent $75,000. >>> and we begin today with the secretary of state hillary clinto
WHUT
Nov 2, 2009 6:30pm EST
. welcome to bbc world news. forecasting to viewers in america and around the globe. my name is mike hembley. >> blood diamonds -- human rights abuses in zimbabwe mean it should be kicked out of international gem markets. >> a booming oil business in texas and melting glasses in the him lay yeas. we'll be looking at two sides of the climate change debate. >> hello -- ending weeks of uncertainty, hamid karzai has been declared the winner of afghanistan's presidential election. with his only rival out of the race -- has been abandoned but it leaves mr. karzai even weaker than before and a mass of questions unanswered. president obama has phoned him and warned him that corruption must be tackled. the latest from washington in just a moment. first the bbc's ian panel from kabul. >> it's cost millions of pounds and dozens of lives to get to this moment. and it came in a small, packed room on the outskirts of call bull. >> we declare that mr. hamid karzai has gotten the majority of votes i the first round and he is the only candidate for the second round of elections of afghanistan in 2009, be dec
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 7:00pm EST
night that could help predict america's political future. >> you can't find two more different people than me and jon corzine. >> the stakes of this election could not be higher. shepard: tonight, in new jersey, in new york, and in virginia, election machines are fired up for contests that could be a sign of what's to come for congress. and, for the white house. first, from fox tonight, an urgent recall of a half million pounds of ground beef following two deaths and dozens of illnesses across our nation. health officials say the e.coli bacteria may be to blame. remember undercooked beef can cause e.coli poisoning. if you eat it, it can make you very sick and even cause your kidneys to shut down. the federal centers for disease control and prevention now reports that two people are dead in new hampshire and new york. most likely, they say, from e.coli infection. we're told most of the other suspected e.coli infections are reported in states in new england. but the cdc also warns that the ground beef at risk has been distributed to stores all up and down the east coast, including store
CNN
Nov 22, 2009 5:00pm EST
. in america we think a lot about south asia. and we now call it afpac. fixated on stabilizing afghanistan, washington seems to be relying more and more heavily on pakistan to tackle the taliban problem. in doing so, more disushingly, washington seems to be adopting the world view of the pakistani army, an army that created the taliban and despite $10 billion of aid from the united states, has taken no serious steps to dismantle it. pakistan's long-standing position has been that it has a right to see a pro-pakistani government in afghanistan. the respected expert harrison noted that in an interview him in 1988, pakistan's president demanded "a regime to our liking in kabul." last year a pakistani general told the director of the cia, quote, that pakistan has to support the taliban in afghanistan otherwise india will rein. and now general stan mcchrystal has echoed the pakistani line by increasing indian influence to afghanistan is likely to exacerbate. pakistan and afghanistan here in trouble. but dysfunctional small states don't create opportunities for political stability and world orde
HLN
Nov 1, 2009 7:00am EST
. afghanistan is separate. america has more in common with india. the need to try to negotiate so they can bring an end to the hostilities. pakistan has the from cards to the solution in that place. until it comes to the table i believe we will have a problem. host: thank you for the call again. stories in the paper this morning, from "the new york times" this says that abdullah was planning to quit the race and this morning it is true. i walk, what does this mean to the president's physician about -- state of iowa, what does this mean on the president's decision to send more troops? caller: he should send more. there is a lot of violence and chaos over there. there was a lot of disruption, the president's brother selling drugs, there is no way for that guy to like women -- to like win an election. host: baltimore, republican line. your reaction to the news from overnight? actually it is floyd in south fork, north carolina. caller: i do not think that any of the president's that we have ever had has ever wanted to dad for the country. they have all wanted to do something good. we need to give th
HLN
Nov 2, 2009 6:00am EST
will start off asking your reaction to comments by columnist who asks, could america go broke? the number -- host: you can reach us at twitter, c-spanwj is how you can do that. and you can e-mail us, it journal@c-span.org. and if you have called any of the c-span program in the last 30 days give someone else a chance. first, a look at the legislative business of the week. health care legislation gets teed up in the house. the front-page headline of "roll call." they write getting to the vote will require leaders to hurtle hangups over abortion and immigration language, moderates gripes on the overall cost of the bill, liberal demands for symbolic votes and their preferred provisions. also an unknown are re of parochial concerns. writing about the legislation coming up. host: that sent "will call." we will talk about this week and next week -- but our question this morning is more broadly on spending, based on a column that "could america go broke?" he writes this morning that the idea of a major advance country would default on its debt -- host: we will get more comments from this column
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
dedicated funding to cover all of new york city's added security costs? >> i think that is fair. america was attack on september the 11th. that was of national consequence. although the trial will be hosted in new york, it seems to me that new york should not bear the burden alone. this is a national -- >> so you will recommend, and i presume, fight for these funds from omb which we know sometimes has other things on its mind. >> with your help -- >> you have my full and undivided help. i just don't want mayor bloomberg, the commissioner. they didn't make the decision, but they stepped up to the plate and willingly agreed. i don't think either they or new york city, new york state should be left hanging out there paying any of the costs of this, and i take it you fully agree with that. >> i don't disagree with that at all. >> okay. second question, and just one other thing on this. there may be other costs that we can't envision, and i take it we're wanot going to find someby saying this wasn't in an original application or on an original request. i take it there will be flexibility and
WETA
Nov 2, 2009 6:00pm EST
to viewers in america and arou the globe. my ne is me hembl. >> bloodiamonds -- human rights abus inzimbabwe mean should beicked out of internatiol gem markets. >> a booming oil busiss in texas andelting glasses inhe him lay yea we'll be looking at two sides of the climate chang debate. >> hello -- ending wes of unceainty, hamid karzai has been declared the winner of afghanistan's presidential ection. with h only rival out of the race -- has been abaoned but it leaves mr. karzaieven weaker than before and a mass of questions unanswered. president obama has phod him and warne him that corruption must be tkled. the latestrom washington in just aoment. first the bbc's ian pal from kabul. >> it's cost mllions of punds and dozens of livesto get to th moment. and i came in a small, packed room on the outskirts of call bu. >> we declare that mr. hamid kari has gotten the majority votes in t first round and he is the only candidate for the cond roun of elecons of afghanian in 2009, be declar as elected pesident of afgnistan. >> the head of the election board was -- with questns about fraud, crruptio
ABC
Nov 2, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> breaking newews in america. >> deadly blast. pakistan's battle witit the taliban turns bloodier overnight with another suicide bombing. are u.s.fforts in the region enough? >> campaign mode. the president on the stump over e weekend as democrats struggle to hold on to important posts in tomorrow's elections. >>> and o o the verge. the yankeeses are just one game away from another world series title. >> it is monday, novememr 2nd, 2009. >>> good morning, i'm jery huhuard. thanks for joining us on this monday. we begin with a developing story in pakistan. >>> dozens of people have been killed by a s scide bomb blast in the city of rawalpindi. the bomber detonated a bank crowded with customers. >> the suspect was apparently a member of the taliban. our habibulikhan was at the >> they've been takaken to the hospitals and security is generally tight in this area but people have said it's very difficult to stop them. >> nearly 300 have died over the past few weeks in similar bomb attacks. the pakistani government announced rewards of up to $5 million for information leading to the arr
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 12:30am EST
as a result of the contributions of the european union, america and some of the richest countries of the world. we will do everything in our power to secure a climate change agreement in copenhagen. >> thank you, mr. speaker. whatever are the individual speakers on afghanistan there's clarity on the mission. the prime minister has said we're in afghanistan to protect british people against terrorism. and yet almost in the same breath threatens to pull out of the country if president karzai can't clean up his corrupt government. these are contradictory messages they are sending out mixed signals. can the prime minister now square that circle?vu >> we are in the country because of the threat to britain. a threat that has been seen over eight years as a result of projected and actual terrorist defenses in our country. three-quarters of which come from afghanistan and pakistan and mainly the borders of pakistan. that is why we are there to protect the streets of britain. i was right to ask president karzai to give us assurances about how in his second term he would tackle corruption. he has now an
CNN
Nov 28, 2009 7:00pm EST
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WHUT
Nov 2, 2009 7:00am EST
. a loan provider, cit in america, has gone bust. >> is one of the largest bankruptcy in u.s. corporate history. yesterday they filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. they have about 1 million customers. they long to small and medium- sized businesses. we will see a big impact on the financial markets off the back of this bankruptcy. the financial crisis has been unable to fund itself. one of the big losers will turn out to be the u.s. government. the u.s. government provided $two 0.3 billion to cit under the trouble as a relief program. it is the first real example of a loss from the top program. the idea now -- it goes into chapter 11. it allows it to write off billions in debt. >> from bankruptcy to profit. ryanair is making money. >> an airline that many seem to love to hate. it is europe's largest airline. it made a profit in the past six months. it is up 80%. the ceo says the number of someone distorted because a solid 42% drop in fuel because of the oil prices. 70% lower were the air fares. air fares will be a further 20% lower. they think it will make a lot in the next six
WHUT
Nov 21, 2009 7:00pm EST
. >> side by side, america's president and china's, the superpower that is rising. ♪ their autonomies intertwined. the world's major challenges can only be tackled if they work together. these nations the biggest emitters of greenhouse cases spoke about a climate change deal reducing carbon emissions. >> much still separates them. president obama is easy with free press. china is not. no questions were allowed. >> it is not a partial report or political declaration but a report that covers all of the issues in negotiations and one that has immediate operational effect. >> he raised a sensitive subject. >> while we recognize that tibet is part of the people's republic of china, the united states supports an early resumption of dialogue between the chinese government and representatives of the dali lama to resolve any concerns and differences. >> the president hence -- hinted at chinese irritation. >> i stressed to president obama that under the current system, our country's need to oppose and reject protectionism. >> mr. obama headed to t forbidden city. the crowds were kept away. sign
ABC
Nov 15, 2009 10:30am EST
esest obligation to the american people. to do everything we can to make sure that america is secure. that our allies, our interests around the world, are protected. and that is what we're focused on. now, we believe that president karzai and his government can do better. we delivered that message, now that the election is finally over. we're looking to see tangible evidence that the government, led by the president, but going all of the way down to the local level, will be more responsive to the need of people. deliver the services that afghan people want. they want a government that can function on their behalf and that together, we and our allies in the international community, will help them to build a security force that can take care of their security going forward. >> but president karzai does seem to be ignoring some of our concerns. he's sur rended by a vice president who's been accused of corruption. he's aligned a war lord who's been accused of massacres in the past. what concrete steps must karzai take in order of spending more troops isn't a waste of u.s. lives? >> we're
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
with an 18-year-old muslim convert who experts say made hating america a hobby. he describes himself as an extremist on his myspace page and apparently watched al qaeda videos online. hasan has been charged with 13 counts of murder. congressman carter introduced a bill to give the victims combatant status, increasing benefits for the families of those who died. the father whose 13-year-old boy accused michael jackson of molest being him in the 1990's has apparently committed suicide. this is a photo of chandler at age 18 with jackson in 1993. police say 65-year-old evan chandler was found dead in his jersey city home with a gunshot wound to the head. it happened earlier this month but the information was only just released to the public. chandler and his son filed a civil suit against jackson in 1993, but jackson paid the family a reported $20 million to settle the case out of court. a mother charged in connection with the kidnapping of her young daughter who was found dead is apparently pregnant again. antwoineette davis is being held in isolation at a north carolina jail. the body
MSNBC
Nov 20, 2009 1:00pm EST
office. a lot of new york governors not for the new york governor's race but america's mayor might just have political muscle needed to try to get into hillary clinton's old seat and flip that from blue to red. here now is david gregory, moderator of "meet the press" and mark whittaker. first of all, rudy out. doesn't seem like he wants to take on andrew quoemo who is ahead in that democratic race, but the numbers would show, david, that kirsten gillibrand and the numbers show 54 to 40% rudy would be her head-to-head. >> a real problem for the democrat physical he does try to challenge her in the senate and no question that she appears more vulnerable at this point if he wants to get back into politics. >> but, mark whittaker, when we're talking about the republicans. got to play you a little bit of what hayly barber, the head of the republican governors had to say when asked if sarah palin. i know you had him on "meet the press" and last night after the rollout of the book and the whole book tour, chris matthews on "hardball" asked him whether sarah palin is qualified to be president.
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 7:00am EST
blood and the injured are being treated. america at war in iraq and afghanistan for eight years now, is shocked. >> these are men and women who have made the selfless and courageous decision to risk and at times give their lives to protect the rest of us on a daily basis. it's difficult enough when we lose these brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> this is the suspect, major nidal malik hasan. he's a 39-year-old army psychiatrist born in virginia. his parents moved to the u.s. from a palestinian town near jerusalem. he joined the army aer high school, trained at its medical school, and became a psychiatrist. he went on to treat troops returning from comb in iraq and afghanistan. he's described as a devout muslim who attended daily prayers at a mosque when he worked at the walter reed army medical center in washington, d.c. relatives say he was about to be sent to either iraq or afghanistan, and he didn't want to go. a former neighbor described him as friendly and talkative. >> i talked to him ever
WHUT
Nov 12, 2009 7:00pm EST
challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. as president obama weighs his options in afghanistan, a strong voice of dissent has emerged challenging the american commander in afghanistan's call for another 40,000 troops for the war effort. he is the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan, karl eikenberry, and he says that only 10,000 to 15,000 more forces should be committed. eikenberry is also a former top commander in afghanistan and he says most of those extra troops should be used not in combat, but to train the afghan army. today, the head of nato also emphasized training the afghan army and police. and to that end, he said the nato allies are also pledging to send more troops. >> if we left afghanistan behind, terrorism could easily spread from afghanistan through central asia and further and destabilize pakistan, a nuclear power. that would be a very, very dangerous situation. and i think all governments realize the way ahead is transition to afghan lead so that we can handle an
NBC
Nov 15, 2009 6:30pm EST
>>> coming to america, from gitmo to the heartland, is this e new home for captured terrorists? >>> plus new outrage over the 9/11 trial in new york. >>> banking on china. president obama's first visit. tonight a new dynamic with the biggest holder of america debt. >>> page by page. sarah palin's new book and questions about what really happened behind the scenes on the campaign trail. >>> and something to croon about. he left his heart in san francisco, but tony bennett is making a difference back in the old nehborhood, in queens. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we have learned tonight a u.s. government task force is shopping for potential locations here in the united states to house terror suspects from guantanamo bay. illinois officials said today a prison there is among those being considered to house detainees once gitmo is closed, likely sometime next year. all this comes just days after the obama administration announced it would try 9/11 suspects at a federal court here in new york. and that decision sparked a new round of outrage today,
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 3:00pm EST
not know, but we will let you see as the news develops. first, election day in parts of america, and voters are making important decisions in a race is closely watched. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: first, as always at 3:00 eastern, three boxes full. box number one, as we wait for president obama's decision for a correction in afghanistan, that country's president promises to stamp out corruption. good luck. but can the man who some call derisively the mayor of cobble -- kabul deliver. another threatening move from north korea as it tries to bully the united states into accepting its terms for nuclear negotiation. the country says it could soon build another atomic bomb. we will talk to an expert about what the latest move could mean. and box number three, the last thing heard from three missing college students was that police -- what police called hysterical phone calls. coming up, the latest in the search for the young women and why police are having such a hard time figuring out where to start lo
FOX News
Nov 15, 2009 10:00am EST
in illinois. much more on that, good morning i'm jamie colby. >> eric: i'm kercar eric sean, to america's news headquarters, gitmo and the corn field, could bring terrorist trials to downtown chicago and the obama administration considering transferring them to the thompson correctional facility and it is 160 miles west of the windy city and could be the new home for about 100 gitmo terror suspects and the idea already sparking a big potential battle in congress. caroline shivley live in washington with the latest on this, caroline, good morning. how would this work if the federal government bought the prison from the state and put the gitmo detainees in it? >> reporter: the state of illinois would sell thompson correctional facility to the federal bureau of preference and they'd turn it into a super max prison with a portion of it to house, 100 guantanamo bay detainees and the rest of the facility would be used for federal inmates and an administration official tells fox no decision is made yet but it is definitely an option, eric. >> eric: local illinois officials are for the plan. including
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 10:00am EST
america today being flown by air line pilots. 70 percent of those are alpa members. we strive every day to deliver safe product. every day on every flight pilots make hundreds of decisions. if those decisions are correct, you don't read about them. you get to your destination and you did not even know. airplanes are mechanical machines. guess what? they break. pilots handle those things. let us talk about when there is an incident or distraction or when pilots make mistakes. what we have developed over the last decade or so are programs called aviation safety action programs. as professionals, what do we do? we don't hide the fact that we made a mistake. we tell our company, which tell the faa -- would tell the authorities and each other so we can identify the mistake. that is the height of being a professional. one who can admit, i'm a human being, and made a mistake, how can i help iran someone else from making that same error. host: laptops, are the tools that could be used in airplanes? there were concerns about the regulations. guest: laptops are being integrated into the cockpit.
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
.com. >> what makes us an engine for the economy? plants across america. nearly 200,000 jobs created. we see beyond cars. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the senate geared up today for the real battle over health care reform. democratic leaders hoped to get their new bill to the floor-- nearly 10 months after the process began. "newshour" health correspondent betty ann bowser has our lead story report. >> this is a big bill it affects everybody in america. >> reporter: senate majority leader harry reid and fellow democrats edged closer today to moving a 2,000-page health care reform bill to the floor for debate. >> we all acknowledge this legislation is a tremendous step forward. >> reporter: reid unveiled the legislation last night with final cost estimates from the
FOX News
Nov 20, 2009 1:00pm EST
have learned that the commander in charge of protecting america's skies is ordering a review aimed at figuring out whether the commitment and cost is not justified. steve is covering this lot for us at the pentagon. >> that is right. military officials are response before the defense of the north american homeland. they will conduct this review, and it will try to find out whether we still need the same level of fighter jet protection, fighter pilots standing by 24 hours a day waiting to counteract any possible terrorist attacks. the planes to use for these missions to respond to any possible activity are extremely costly to maintain and operate. you have not only the jet fighters but the refueling aircraft, the ground facilities, and the intensive training for these are the pilots. according to the congressional research service, the operation since just after 9/11 has cost taxpayers $28 billion. this new review will determine whether the threat has diminished, in part because of extra security measures that have been taken as america's airports and on board air lines including re
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 1:00pm EST
. that is the national desk, covering america for us. the foreign desk is covering the globe, and the media desk is where all of the brand new pictures come in to the fox news channel. here on the "live desk" you will see those brand new pictures in the boxes on the right hand side of the screen. we are continuing to get breaking news on this extraordinarily controversial decision to bring 9/11 terror suspects to new york city for trial. families of 9/11 victims are outraged, and now, legal experts are raising concerns about how much secret information the u.s. government will have to turn over to these suspects. in the middle box, it made the biggest counterterrorism seizure in u.s. history. $500 million in iranian assets. in minutes, we will show you how money raised by iran in this country is being used to kill u.s. troops abroad. in the bottom box developing this hour, more on the blockbuster new book by sarah palin. the book comes out on tuesday. her interview with oprah on monday. today, the panel has information on both and what it all means for sarah palin's political future. martha: but first to
WETA
Nov 3, 2009 5:30pm EST
to promoting fiscal responsibility and aressing key economic challges facing america's future. and additional fundi is provided by the folling suppters -- >>good evening. i'daljit dhaliwal. when hamid karzawas officially declared the winr of afghanistas presidential elecon, president obama and other western leaders ged him to root t corruption. today, karzai responded, acknowledginthat afghanistan does have whate called "a bad name from corrtion." he promised to deal with the oblem, but a great deal of skepticism remns. that isur leadfocus tonight. weegin with jonah hull of al jazeera english. >> hamid karzai's first appearan since being declared president. it seemed a carefully jued affair. not exuberanin victory, but hule, in the knowledge perhaps he'd won by defaul we areware of the di difficules of our governance and environment in whiche live. we'll keep trying our besto address the qutions we have fang afghanistan and to make re that the wishes of afghan people come true towards an fective, clean gornment. >> intertional reaction to esidentkarzas win has been unanimous in suprt. but als
WETA
Nov 12, 2009 5:30pm EST
items. in america, researers have und some students have worked out how to work around the non-huma marker and are wring in a style the machine recognizes as valid. caing it smoozin the computer. >>> thfocus" for this thursday. for more news a rspective, be spur t check out our website at worldfocus.org. i'm daljit dhiwal in new york. thank you for joining us. we'll see you tomorrow. we'll see you tomorrow. until then, good-bye. -- captns by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> major pport for "worldcus" has been provided by rosalind p. walr and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicad to promoting scal responsibility and addressing keyconomic chlenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the foowing supporters-
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 5:30pm EST
that support services like finance and public relations in north america and europe, and the chief executive officer is dr. monashaka, a fire beneath the rebel movement, providing the ideological fuel that keeps it burning in the congo, but he lives in germany. tuesday, german police arrested are him on suspicion of war crimes. >> >> the captain knows death only too well. he used to be in charge of officer training. >> in the fdlr courts, there was an order in a telegram and if the fdlr is attacked they attack villages so the international community will pay attention to what's happening and forced to negotiate. >> they were ordered, in effect, to commit war crimes. >> fdlr has remained because they have the resources. they encourage the people in the field to kill and rape every day. these are crimes! they should be prosecuted. it is just a matter of being curious about it and following through. >> the u.n. seess it as a criminal organization from the congo is being run from the heart of europe. the fdlr's executive secretary rrk the second most powerful man in the organization lives in par
WHUT
Nov 3, 2009 7:00am EST
posset karzai pledges a new and incluve government. under pressure from america, the afghan president promises to root out corruption. >> my government will be for all afghans and all of those who want to work with me are most welcome. >> a test of the national mood and obama's influence a year on. democrats face the voters in virginia and new jersey. bosnian-serb leader carriage says he will appear at his trial for the first time. and it is back to about it as the venezuelan capital struggles to cope with what her rationing. it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon and afghan capital kabul where president karzai nearly confirmed for another term promise to change its ways. in his first public statement since the second round of voting was canceled mr. karzai pledged to root out the corruption that did so much to undermine his presidency so far, something president obama is said to have demanded as he decides whether to send extra troops to afghanistan there mr. karzai also said he will welcome all of those who wants to work with him in a new gove
CBS
Nov 19, 2009 6:30pm EST
as america's system to keep them moving fell apart. >> this is all the result of the f.a.a. melted down. >> reporter: for four hours this morning, the f.a.a.'s computer flight plan system, called naden failed. nadin proses and organizes plans for thousands of flights in the air at any given time, their flight numbers, destinations, and altitudes. but a computer glitch ruined the morning. controllers had to enter the information manually and were overwhelmed. >> it's very, very disruptive to the system. it's the only way to keep the airplanes moving. and it's a pretty big scram blel. >> reporter: this was the third major meltdown of the system in the last three years. today, it was difficult. next week, the start of the busy holiday travel season, would have been worse. >> we really are going to test our system again and if we're not ready, we're going to see this sort of thing on a regular basis. >> reporter: since nadin failed last year, the f.a.a. has upgraded it. but after today's failure, apparently still not enough. >> i've gone ahead and rebooked. >> reporter: chime and his wife r
CNN
Nov 22, 2009 2:00pm EST
abdullah of jordan is one of america's key allies, and never before has an arab head of state addressed the national conference of a major jewish lobby. so is the balance of power about to shift? i sat down with jeremy ben-ami, executive director of j street and david harris, the executive director of the ajc, american jewish committee. we did invited aipac to participate, but they declined. >> thank you both, gentlemen, for coming here. you're talking first about safeguarding the democratic state of israel. surely all the jewish pro-israel lobby groups share the same goal. why not a different and a new one? >> well, i think the sense of urgency has never been greater to address the single greatest threat that israel faces to its future as a jewish and democratic state. >> which is? >> which is the demographic reality that within a matter of years there will be more nonjews than jews between the jordan river and the mediterranean. at that point israel can really no longer remain both jewish and democratic. therefore, to avoid that we have to find some way to get to a two-state solution
FOX News
Nov 20, 2009 6:00pm EST
night, america. and good night, mrs. dunn, wherever you are! [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on special report, senate democrats are taking names and names an counting vots as they prepare for the healthcare reform measure, and paying the price to higher than expected un'em bloiment in the unobama administration. does the attorney general's logic hold up? and the lieutenant governor tries to hang on in the primary race against an outspoken conservative. all that, plus the friday lightning round, right here, right now. welcome to washington, i'm bret baier. senate democrats are walking a tightrope trying to ball lance their political jen das for healthcare reform with the cold political reality of needing 60 votes to keep their bill alive in its current form. carl cameron on the day before the first big vote. >> the next vote will occur tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. >> he doesn't have them yet, but democratic senate majority leader harry reid is inching closer to the 60 votes needed to begin
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
batches of american government. beginning thursday night, the supreme court, home to america's highest court, reveals the building in exquisite detail through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday, the white house, inside america's most famous home, be on the velvet ropes. our visit shows the grand public places as well as the rarely seen in saturday, the capital, the history, art and architecture of one of america's most symbolic structures. american icons, remember one night, thursday, friday, saturday, at 8:00 p.m., on c- span. get a three-disc dvd set for $24.95. >> "washington journal" is next on c-span. president obama and the indian prime minister will hold a joint news conference on relations between the two countries. that begins at 11:45 eastern. this afternoon, a conversation on global food shortages. the president of the world bank is scheduled to speak. we will also hear from the executive director of the u.n. world folk program. -- food program. that begins at 9:00, eastern. coming up this hour, the federal government's relation with rural america. after that, the h
CBS
Nov 1, 2009 10:30am EST
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HLN
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
first? caller: i'm concerned about jobs in america. we have two parties. the republican party, supporting free trade to send all our jobs offshore. the democratic party supports bringing illegal immigrants into the country to take whatever jobs are left. whichever party we are voting for, we are destroying the economy of the united states. this election is going to be interesting to see just tell the public is feeling. host: which races are you watching? caller: it is a foregone conclusion that virginia and creigh deeds ran a terrible campaign. the new york 23rd is traditionally a republican district. it will almost certainly go republican. a democrat has not won since 1850. corzine is a wall streeter. host: you would not bit surprised if corzine loses? the president has been there five times to campaign for him? the >> people are concerned about the tax rates in new jersey. -- caller: people are concerned about the tax rates in new jersey. they're not happy with corzine's leadership. host: let's hear from a voter voting in today's new york city mayor's race. who are you going
CNN
Nov 29, 2009 9:00am EST
in america, well, then how do you explain all this? chevy malibu, cobalt, silverado, and the all-new equinox. compare them to anyone. may the best car win. >>> back with two top senators. republican richard lugar and democrat jack reed. let's stay on afghanistan. you mentioned before the break, senator lugar, the goal is to train 134,000 afghan security forces by next october. that would require 5,000 a month. and yet, just this past month, the afghani government failed its target by more than 2,000. some would say that this is iraq deja vu. that the united states government keeps say we're going to train them, we're going to train them, we're going to train them and because of problems with the afghan government, in this case, corruption, people leaving once they get the training, it won't get done. do you trust the other side of the equation? do we have a reliable partner in the afghan government? >> for the moment, we don't have a reliable partner. and that's a question, clearly, of the building process. if the training occurs, will the government really take hold? we don't know, frankly.
FOX News
Nov 12, 2009 1:00pm EST
maintains several titles. phantom corps, americas hammer. yet, the one we are so proud of is the family first corps, as this will spawn some demonstrated focus and commitment to our families. that will continue. all of our gunshot victims remain in local hospitals. one in i see you, and 11 remained on the boards. all of them remained in stable conditions. behavioral health officials continue to assist us here at fort hood. since the incident, over 100 of them have augmented for a good staff, enhancing our capability to assist across the command -- over 100 of them have augmented fort hood staff. they are out there supporting us right now. collectively, they have been able to make nearly 3000 individual contacts so far. all of the would have received a critical incident stress debriefing. all president at the same -- all present at the scene are receiving the same debrief. our goal is to make sure all require or desire help get it. we are going against any premature determination that all is ok. all unit commanders and leaders are actively engaged in this process. this is not only a medi
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